Denmark: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
India-Denmark sign MoUs
Published: June 9, 2020
The Ministry of Power, India and Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, Denmark signed Memorandum of Understanding on Energy Cooperation. Highlights Under the MoU, the countries have agreed to collaborate in areas such as long- term energy planning, offshore wind, consolidation of grid codes, incentivize power plants, increase flexibility in power purchase agreements. Through this, ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: International Current Affairs
A new species “Troglomyces twitteri” discovered
Published: May 18, 2020
A new parasitic fungus was discovered by a Denmark biologist called “Troglomyces twitteri”. The fungus has been named after Twitter as it was discovered in Twitter Discovery The biologist Sofia Reboleira of University of Copenhagen, Denmark founded the species. The image was posted in Twitter by an entomologist 1n 2018. He was sending millipede photos ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
United Nations launches World Happiness Report, 2020: India ranks 144
Published: March 21, 2020
On March 20, 2020 United Nations released the World Happiness Report on the International Day of Happiness, 2020. Finland ranked first in the report and India ranked 144. Around 156 countries were assessed under the ranking. This is the eighth World Happiness Report prepared by the organization. This year the report has given a special ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
India & China Jointly ranked 80th in the Corruption Perception Index
Published: January 25, 2020
India has been ranked at the 80th rank among 180 countries and territories in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), which is prepared by the non-profit organization Transparency International. India was ranked at the 78th place in the previous year’s ranking. The Corruption Perception Index was recently released during the Annual Meeting of the World Economic ..
India provides over 30 Thousand Vaccines to the Maldives
Published: January 24, 2020
On Thursday, 23rd January 2020, More than thirty thousand doses of Measles and Rubella (MR) vaccines were handed over to the Maldives by India to tackle the recent outbreak of Measles at a government-run hospital in the island country of South Asia. Maldives was declared measles free by the World Health Organization (WHO) less than ..